“The Tyger” by William Blake is often considered as one of the greatest poems ever written. In this article, we will take a look at Blake’s tiger through a brief synopsis of the writing, an analysis of the poem, a look at any figurative language used, and end with a reading of the writing.
“The Tyger” looks at what could create such a creature like a tiger. The poem takes a look at the different parts of the tiger’s body and the thing (God?) who created the subject.
JACK THE TRIPPER
by Gary R. Hess
Jack trips everyone.
When a child walks by,
he hopes they fall.
He doesn’t like kids.
He doesn’t like adults.
He doesn’t like anybody.
He sticks his leg out and hopes they fall
on their face or on their knees.
It doesn’t matter which, he’s still pleased.
Jack is happy when others are down.
He laughs and shouts
and hopes they pout.
Jack is often sad.
He doesn’t have many friends,
nor parties to attend.
He laughs and cries
while others ball out their eyes.
Jack is a bully and needs our help.(Continue reading…)